Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

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basket with handle
  • unknown Urarina maker
  • basket with handle, late 1800s–2007
  • Where object was made: Chambira basin, Loreto, Peru
  • plant fiber, weaving
  • Object Height/Width/Depth: 21.5 x 25 x 29.5 cm depth includes handle
    Object Height/Width/Depth: 8 7/16 x 9 13/16 x 11 5/8 in depth includes handle
  • Gift of Bart Dean
  • Not on display
  • 2007.4812

The basket has a round body that tapers as it gets taller. One handle spans the opening, though it is broken. It is dark brown but otherwise undecorated. It is slightly lopsided.